Archive for the Patient Care Category
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USF Health experts help local media report on Zika

As the world hears news about the spread of the Zika virus and its link to other conditions, particularly the debilitating birth defect microcephaly, local media turn to […]

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Expanding Call Center improves patient experience at USF Health

The USF Physicians Group is taking multiple steps toward improving the patient experience. One of the primary focuses is on bolstering its Call Center with more staff, technology […]

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Early screening finds rare condition, helps family connect with USF Pediatrics and gives their newborn the best life ahead

With sun shining on her red curls, Annie called to her cat Meow from atop the perch of her backyard play set. Her mother Lindsay Baker stands next […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 9,000 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty.   The final 2016 Top […]

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PTSD therapy studied at USF College of Nursing receives official recognition by federal registry

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) classified as an effective therapy for PTSD and depression from SAMHSA program Tampa, FL (Nov. 24 2015) – Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a brief […]

Dr. Arthur Labovitz appointed president of AHA Tampa Bay Metro Board

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) – Dr. Arthur J. Labovitz, the Edward C. Wright endowed professor and chair of USF Health Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been appointed […]

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Early probiotic use may decrease risk of islet autoimmunity in children at risk for type 1 diabetes

The University of South Florida played a coordinating role in the international TEDDY study Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2015) — Probiotic exposure during the first 27 days of […]

USF to observe the Great American Smokeout

On Nov. 19, USF Wellness Education, Student Health Services and the USF Area Health Education Center Tobacco Cessation program office will celebrate the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Smokers will be encouraged to […]

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USF gets $2.3M NIH grant to test new Huntington’s disease therapy merging nanomedicine and gene silencing (Audio)

Led by neurologist Dr. Juan-Sanchez-Ramos, the mouse-model study will refine a noninvasive nose-to-brain delivery system using manganese nanoparticles Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incurable, hereditary brain disorder that […]

USF Physicians Group launches patient satisfaction survey, asking 12,000 patients about their care at USF Health [video]

Because the best way for anyone to improve is to hear feedback, providers and support staff across the USF Physicians Group will soon know how patients feel about […]